Vanessa Foster

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This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

How to Shoot Landscapes at Sunset

Sunsets are a huge draw for landscape photographers due to the unique light at the end of the day. Not only is the colour of the light attractive but …

How to Build a Treehouse in the Backyard

Make a world-class backyard tree house that will stand the test of time.<p>It's a common-sense rule of treehouse construction: Make it lightweight. So I felt some stirrings of anxiety when the stocky, bearded sawmill owner pulled up to the house with a flatbed trailer stacked with oak timbers. Full of …

Smile And Wave

I rearranged our living room yet again after finally getting our piano moved in and I'm finally really happy with how everything is set up. It feels …

Oh Hey, Honeycomb Shelves

We recently hung our honeycomb shelves. My dad and grandpa hung them. These shelves were a DIY project last year here on the blog (see the original …

Hand Painted Linen Kitchen Towels & Napkins - Easy DIY Project

In my kitchen, each season I change out accents to make the otherwise neutral room feel more like that particular time of year. Little touches like …

Old to New-chalkboard from an old window - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

For years, I have been searching for the right size window to make into a chalkboard. I’ve seen these made many times before, but could never find …

Ana White | Simple Outdoor Dining Table - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: handymommy<p>Handmade …

DIY Stripe Doorway… with washi tape!

A little while ago I purchased some extra large interior washi tape from Etsy. I wasn't sure what I would use it for, until I had the idea to give …

Bedroom Organization Tricks

If your bedroom is small or large, these organizing ideas will help you keep everything in its place, leaving you a calm and tranquil space to relax in.<p>The space under your bed can be put to sensible use with these bins, made by attaching casters to a wooden box, a drawer from a chest, or a wine …

Vintage Revivals

I am so IN LOVE with today’s project I want to lick my wall. Remember last week when we chatted about overcoming a major project/idea fail? This post …

Painted Floors with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

When we found our new house we fell in love with the layout, the location, the extra space, the neighbors, the pool, and I could go on and on. What …

Smile And Wave

Ever since seeing the woven stools at Target earlier this year I've wanted to try my hand at making something with the pretty rope selection from …

MAKE IT / 23

our last DIY…pretty simple, right? this one is a little more work but definitely worth it. i really do feel like there is a shortage of good looking …

Ruban Cassette

Qui n'aimait pas se balancer étant enfant! Inspirés par nos amis de Montréal, petit mari et moi avons fabriqué une belle grande balançoire pour …

Tree house!!

For those of you who don’t know how amazing my husband is, here is a glimpse.<p>He has almost single-handedly remodeled our house, room by room, over …

DIY Fire Pit

Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit<p>Doug Montzka, of Montkza Concrete & Masonry in St. Paul, Minn., …

diy mounted shelving

our living room wall is HUGE. and of course, there’s a big fireplace in the middle so there isn’t room for a large credenza or console. just one cute …

Nesting: Colored Kitchen Cabinets

We've been living in full renovation mode around here. Every day there is a new project going on around here. I'm not gonna lie. I love this phase! …

HOUSE*TWEAKING

Wow! The sliding barn door in our bedroom has caused quite a raucous. 104 comments??!! Yowsas.<p>Wanna know how we, I mean, Handy Hubby did it? Good. …

How To Install Penny Tile (And Lots Of It)

We did it. We tiled the entire back wall of our kitchen in a counter-to-ceiling backsplash move that we like to call Project Crazy, and we lived to …

Make Your Own Tree Swing

Our first house in Springfield had a huge Oak tree in our wild, rambling backyard so I made Sebastian a tree swing once he was big enough to enjoy …

Why This Outdoor Space Is Just As Cool As You Think It Is

For the last several months I've had the image above saved on my computer. When I first came across it, I had one of those, "I want to go to there" …

Outdoor Spaces

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Our $57 Board and Batten Tutorial (It's Surprisingly Easy!)

Yesterday you saw how our board and batten project came out for the Pinterest Challenge, so today we’re back with the full tutorial shebang. And hold …

Photographer Uses Light and Shadows to Frame Human Forms in the City

Want to see some beautiful street photographs that make use of light and shadows? Look no further than the project “Man on Earth” by London-based …

Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when<p>"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an …